Export and Import of Hazardous Waste and Hazardous Recyclable Material Regulations

Version of section 22 from 2006-03-22 to 2016-10-20:


Marginal note:Conditions of transit

 A person may convey hazardous waste or hazardous recyclable material in transit if

  • (a) at the time of transit, the export or import of the hazardous waste or hazardous recyclable material is not prohibited under the laws of Canada or the laws of the country of transit;

  • (b) the hazardous waste or hazardous recyclable material is transported by the authorized carriers named in the transit permit;

  • (c) the applicable safety mark is displayed on each shipment of hazardous waste or hazardous recyclable material in accordance with Part 4 of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations;

  • (d) the hazardous waste or hazardous recyclable material is exported and imported through the port of entry and port of exit named in the transit permit;

  • (e) the quantity of hazardous waste or hazardous recyclable material conveyed in transit does not exceed the quantity set out in the transit permit;

  • (f) in the case of a transit through Canada, the authorized carrier if other than Her Majesty in right of Canada or of a province is insured in accordance with section 37;

  • (g) in the case of a transit through a country other than Canada, the exporter and importer if other than Her Majesty in right of Canada or of a province are insured in accordance with section 37;

  • (h) in the case of a transit through Canada, the country of export has provided the Minister with written confirmation that the country of import and any countries through which the hazardous waste or hazardous recyclable material will be transited after it has left Canada, has consented to the proposed import into or transit through that country; and

  • (i) a copy of the transit permit and a copy of the movement document completed in accordance with sections 25 and 26, or 30 and 31, as the case may be,

    • (i) accompanies the hazardous waste or hazardous recyclable material, and

    • (ii) is deposited by the exporter, importer or authorized carrier at the customs office at which the hazardous waste or hazardous recyclable material is to be reported under sections 12 and 95 of the Customs Act.

Date modified: